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OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to investigate the incidence rate and symptomatology of postpartum-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder (PPOCD), to investigate the factors associated with PPOCD, and to compare clinical characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) with and without postpartum onset. METHOD The study data were collected from(More)
BACKGROUND We aimed to investigate the correlates of major depressive disorder (MDD) occurring after the onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). METHODS Forty-three OCD patients who developed MDD after the onset of OCD (OCD-MDD group) and 67 OCD patients without MDD (non-MDD, NMDD group) were compared with regard to sociodemographic characteristics,(More)
OBJECTIVES The study aimed to investigate whether maternal GAD during pregnancy affects fetal circulating brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), which plays important roles in neuronal development, by comparing cord blood BDNF levels in newborn infants of women with and without GAD. METHODS Study sample included 19 women with GAD and 25 women without(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare current prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in pregnant and nonpregnant women. METHOD The study sample included 309 pregnant women and 107 control subjects. Mood and anxiety disorders were determined by structured clinical interviews. RESULTS The rate of any mood or anxiety disorder was 19.4% in the pregnant women. Major(More)
AIMS The purpose of the present study was to examine the current prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders, and factors related to mood and anxiety disorders in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHOD The study sample included 83 consecutive patients with RA who were admitted to a rheumatology outpatient clinic. Diagnoses of psychiatric disorders(More)
There is scarce data about effects of treatment of clinical depression in peritoneal dialysis (PD) population. We aimed to determine prevalence of depression, its association with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and effects of sertraline treatment in PD patients. We included 124 PD patients who had been on PD at least for 6 months. Short Form of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the current prevalence of Axis I and Axis II psychiatric disorders in patients with fibromyalgia. METHOD The study sample includes 103 patients with fibromyalgia and 83 control subjects. Axis I and Axis II disorders were determined by structured clinical interviews. RESULTS The rate of any Axis I psychiatric disorder (47.6% vs.(More)
OBJECTIVE Intractable nausea and vomiting, known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), are relatively common medical problems among pregnant women. Although there are some studies based on psychiatric symptom scales, the relationship between HG and psychiatric disorders, particularly anxiety and personality disorders, is unclear. In this study, we aimed to(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of the study was to investigate the incidence rate of postpartum-onset major depression (PPMD) and to examine associated sociodemographic characteristics, obstetric factors, and personality disorders. METHOD The study data were obtained from 302 women who delivered at a child and maternity hospital. We interviewed the new mothers(More)
PURPOSE To examine the incidence, clinical profile, and predictors of delirium following acute myocardial infarction (MI). DESIGN AND METHODS The study sample included 212 consecutive patients with acute MI who were admitted to the coronary intensive care unit of a university hospital. FINDINGS Delirium was found to occur in 5.7% of the patients. The(More)